Minges Show Cattle

Meet a Farmer – Cathy Minges and Family

Greeting from Morgan Township. We are Allen and Cathy Minges, also known as Minges Show Cattle. We raise beef cattle, with a focus on club calves and breeding stock. Both of us come from farm families and Allen farmed full-time…

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Dry Run Acres Pygmy Goat Farm

Meet a Farmer – Nancy Powell and Family

Meet Dewey and Nancy Powell of Ross Township. The Powells raise miniature meat goats on a small farm on Layhigh Road. Dry Run Acres Pygmy goat herd started as a 4-H project for their son Joe and his best friend…

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Beeler Family Farm

Meet a Farmer- Rosemary Beeler and Family

We are fourth generation dairy farmers. Our farm has been in our family for over 100 years. We are located in Butler County, Ohio. I am Rosemary and my husband  Edward and I operate this dairy farm. We have been…

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Rita Beiser Family Farm

Diary of Rita Beiser- Week 4- November 21-27

Sunday, November 21, 2010 I went to church this morning.  Andy and the boys fed the cattle and sows.  They also checked the sows and their babies, processed pigs and bred the sows. We ate a light dinner. The boys…

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Karen Hiltbrand

Meet a Farmer- Diary of Karen Hiltbrand

Hello:),      It’s been a very, very busy time at my house lately with all my chores, school, our show season coming up, and the holidays. Our house is just a bit chaotic.  My day usually runs just about like this;…

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Gail Lierer Family Farm

Diary of Gail Lierer – Week 4 – November 21-28

Monday, November 22, 2010 Spent most of the day getting ready for Thanksgiving.  Worked in the house and Dave called occasionally to help him string out tile for the trench he was digging.  Our tile system is almost done for…

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Rita Beiser Family Farm

Diary of Rita Beiser- Week 3 – November 14-20

Sunday- November 14 I went to church this morning.  Andy and the boys fed the cattle and the pigs.  They also checked the sows and baby pigs, processed baby pigs and bred sows. I fixed them a quick noon meal. …

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Gail Lierer Family Farm

Diary of Gail Lierer- Week 3 – November 14-20

Sunday-November 14 We attended church and our fall festival is planned today.  I always help in the office with the accounting.  I keep the money turned in on the computer so at the end of the day with the running…

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Gail Lierer Family Farm

Diary of Gail Lierer- Week 2- November 8-13

Monday-November 8 I had to take the car to get the car to get serviced in the morning.  On the way to get that job taken care of I had clients calling about claims on their crop insurance.  The farmers…

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Rita Beiser Family Farm

Diary of Rita Beiser- Week 2 – November 7-13

Everyday our day starts with feeding the cattle and pigs at home and feeding and caring for all the sows up at the sow farm.  After we feed we will check the newborn baby pigs and process any pigs born…

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